GTS Blog: News and views on freight, transportation, and logistics.

How to Avoid Winter Shipping Problems

Posted by Aubrey Barto on Dec 15, 2016 3:37:37 PM

The snow is falling here at GTS. With winter is in full swing, we want to help you avoid some common winter weather issues and protect your freight.

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Topics: Weather

How to Speed Up Your Time Sensitive Quote

Posted by Aubrey Barto on Dec 7, 2016 8:58:27 AM

When you have a time sensitive shipment, waiting is not an option! By preparing the key shipping data for your freight forwarder in advance, you can get an accurate quote and your shipment moving in no time.

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Topics: Time Sensitive

NMFC Changes Effective 12/10/16 eBook

Posted by Aubrey Barto on Nov 17, 2016 8:56:09 AM

Keeping current with NMFC classification updates can be a burden for shippers.

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Topics: NMFC

How Proper Packaging Will Help Your Time Sensitive Shipments

Posted by Aubrey Barto on Nov 8, 2016 9:13:43 AM

You can pull off a time sensitive miracle: on time pickup, quick transit, and perfect delivery window; but if your freight arrives damaged that means an unhappy consignee and delayed deadlines for the replacement. That’s why proper packaging is a key to success that most people overlook.

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Topics: Time Sensitive, Packaging Tips

Optimized Shipping 101: Guide to Making the Best Shipping Decisions

Posted by Aubrey Barto on Oct 27, 2016 1:51:28 PM

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between Volume and Truckload? Our new infographic can help! Learn the different modes of shipping to choose what fits your shipment best!

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Topics: Infographics, Time Sensitive, Truckload, LTL, Shipping Like a Pro

6 Reasons to Consider Time Sensitive Services For Your High-Value Shipments

Posted by Aubrey Barto on Oct 20, 2016 1:25:58 PM

When you have a high-value shipment, you want to eliminate the chance of theft and damage during transit. By utilizing time sensitive services, you can have more control over your shipment to ensure that it will be delivered on time and safe. By following these tips, you can protect your freight and become a shipping superhero!

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Topics: Time Sensitive, Cargo Theft

Time Sensitive Shipping Tips: Infographic

Posted by Aubrey Barto on Oct 12, 2016 11:35:37 AM

GTS moves critical shipments nationally and globally. These tips will help your time sensitive shipments move easily and arrive on time.

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Topics: Time Sensitive

Ship like a Pro: Preparing an LTL Shipment

Posted by Aubrey Barto on Sep 29, 2016 12:12:18 PM

Proper packaging and labeling is essential, not only to keep your supply chain in motion but to protect your shipments. Whether you are a first-time shipper or a logistics pro, properly preparing your shipments for pickup can be a hassle. But when done correctly, it can make your job easier and prevent headaches.

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Topics: LTL, Packaging Tips, Shipping Like a Pro

Hanjin Shipping Bankruptcy Timeline: Infographic

Posted by Aubrey Barto on Sep 22, 2016 10:14:43 AM

There has been a lot of uncertainty within the international shipping community after the announced bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping Company, one of the world's top ten container carriers.

Our sister company, Marisol International, has been reporting on the updates regarding this bankruptcy. As a leader in the international shipping community, Marisol has been on the forefront of this event, helping customers get their freight and keeping the community informed.

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Topics: Infographics, International

How to Get the Most Out of Attending a Trade Show

Posted by Aubrey Barto on Sep 15, 2016 11:33:08 AM

With hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of attendees, it can be overwhelming to
attend a robust trade show. With so many seminars, discussions, presentations and exhibits, how can you see everything? Simply put, you can’t. With a bit a of prep beforehand; you can set yourself up to get the most out of your trade show attendance.

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Topics: Business Growth